2004 Toyota Highlander Limited AWD 4dr SUV w/3rd Row (3.3L 6cyl 5A)
This is a great vehicle. Fuel efficiency with good power performance and fun features made this a good choice for me. I needed the room and convenience of an SUV with 3rd row without the need to tow. I travel in field sales so comfort was essential but I also wanted some extras that were available on the Toyota at and affordable purchase & operating price. The navigation system is cool but complicated at times and is tied in to the audio & AC making them the same. The accelerator has a "hair trigger" and takes some getting use to you will experience lunges at low speed until then. The retractable trunk cover was a bad after thought. Certainly not enough to give bad marks to the Highlander.
Drives like a car with great fuel efficiency for a 4WD SUV. Many amenities and dressed out nice for the price. Good Audio system. I have owned 4 Toyota's and expect this one to also be highly reliable.
Someone should have put another 5 minutes thought into the trunk cover which is certainly the biggest disappointment. Accelerator takes getting used to. DVD/AC/Audio system is combersome to operate, more control should be on board or off board either one would work. DVD/GPS is somewhat inaccurate.
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